Buddhism On Exorcism

From http://listverse.com/2014/07/18/10-things-you-might-not-know-about-exorcism, ’10 Things You Might Not Know About Exorcism’ (which I don’t agree with totally, as listed): ‘According to Shen Shi’an, chief editor of the web and library departments at Singapore’s Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery, “Buddhist exorcism aims for win-win situations for the involved human and spirit—who are seen as two parties negatively affected by grudges that require peaceful negotiation.”’ (Update: Me left KMSPKS in 2011)

Here is the news article Listverse quoted from (without me knowing though): http://news.asiaone.com/print/News/Latest%2BNews/Story/A1Story20071101-33587.html, with these additional lines: ‘Buddhist exorcism does not aim to kill, trap, hurt, or chase away harmful unseen beings. Prayer and mediation is carried out for the purpose of persuading the spirit to leave the body.’ Here are some further thoughts on exorcism: https://moonpointer.com/new/2010/11/thoughts-on-exorcism (‘Mediate’ was the actual word used; not ‘meditate’, as wrongly ‘edited’ by the journalist.)

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